Please note that this product was withdrawn from the Community Register of designated Orphan Medicinal Products in December 2008 on request of the Sponsor.
On 19 December 2001, orphan designation (EU/3/01/068) was granted by the European Commission to Kendle International Limited, United Kingdom, for thalidomide for the treatment of multiple myeloma.
Treatment of multiple myeloma
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Documents related to this orphan designation evaluation
For contact details of patients’ organisations whose activities are targeted at rare diseases, see:
EU register of orphan medicines
The list of medicines that have received an orphan designation in the EU is available on the European Commission's website: